Ellen to Host the Academy Awards


People Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres has agreed to once more host the Academy Awards.  She had rave reviews in 2007, and will host them again in 2014.

Just a short time ago, she tweeted; : ‘It’s official! I’m hosting the #Oscars! I’d like to thank @TheAcademy, my wife Portia and, oh dear, there goes the orchestra.”

Producers of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, officially announced the event.

“As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for us to do together and nothing could be more exciting than teaming up to do the Oscars,” they said in a statement.

The broadcast will be on March 2nd on ABC.

Alfred James reporting


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